“Physicists like to think that all you have to do is say, these are the conditions, now what happens next?”
Richard P. Feynman
One of the truths of photographic education is that we solve problems to learn. It is through learning by doing that we make the greatest strides in learning photography. In rough terms, the majority of the active learning situations in photography are seen in the assignments we give. Though we cannot deny that research is active in many cases, it is through use of cameras, computers, and processes that the learning happens at its highest levels. The assignment gives us a chance to direct discovery and learning.
While learning can include information acquisition, in photography ...